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Synthesis of Organic Bromides via Organotrifluoroborates

George W. Kabalka* and Arjun Reddy Mereddy

*Departments of Chemistry and Radiology, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, Tennessee 37996-1600, Email:

G. W. Kabalka, A. R. Mereddy, Organometallics, 2004, 23, 4519-4521.

DOI: 10.1021/om049685s


Organotrifluoroborates are rapidly and regioselectively converted into organic bromides in excellent yields under mild conditions, using sodium bromide in the presence of chloramine-T.

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Key Words

Aryl Bromides, Alkenyl Bromides, Alkynyl Bromides, Chloramine-T

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